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First Baptist Church    Bulletin   Penn Yan, New York
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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
May 15, 2016 ~ 10 AM

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “Love Lifted Me” - No. 107
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Here I Am to Worship” - No. 130
  Anthem .............................
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 1 Peter 3:1-8
*Congregational Song ....... “I’d Rather Have Jesus” - No. 530
  Message .......................... “That Won’t Work” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “We Are an Offering” - No. 547
*Benediction, Postlude
      *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Today's message by Psstor Stephen Sanden
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Today’s Ushers and Greeters: Stan Ovens, head usher; Cindy Ovens, Jack Clancy, Charlie Watkins

Please join us in the Great Room for a Fellowship Luncheon following the worship service.

Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne John Decker Evelyn Emerson Rod & Rose Esidro Thelma Estimo Tech SGT Dan Green Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Veronica Sedlock Margaret Mills Margaret Drakeley Doris Norman Mary Armstrong Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Wayne Hancock > Our Church and Pastor > Our Our Community, Country and Leaders > Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know. Visitation Needs: If you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit, please use the prayer request cards in the pews and place in the offering plate, or speak with Pastor Sanden directly to make your wishes known.

This Week at First Baptist

Today, May 15
8:00 am - 9:30 am Mother's Day Breakfast
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 Congregational Luncheon
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, May 16
5 pm Church & Community Supper – ham loaf
7 pm Comm. Chorus rehearsal
Happy Birthday to Trevor Conrad!

Tuesday, May 17
4 pm Backpack
7 pm W. rehearsal

Wednesday, May 18
7 pm Cub Scouts Thursday, May 19
7 pm Boy Scouts

Friday, May 20
Happy Birthday to Kathie Lawrence!

Saturday, May 21
9 am Keuka Quilters

May 22nd Ushers G. Miller, E. Miller, S. Robbins, T. Conrad

May Coffee Hour hosts: Hostility Committee

News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, May 16
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 pm in the Great Room - $3.00 - all are welcome!
This week's entree: Ham Loaf!

Newsletter Deadline - Monday, May 23
Articles for the June Newsletter are due by May 23rd.

Vacation Bible School needs
large plastic Easter eggs, ribbon, crepe paper and round oatmeal containers.

The latest edition of American Baptist Churches of NYS, “Paragraphs for Partners” is available on the Reader’s Table.

Were you here? Apr. 10 Apr. 17 Apr. 24 May 1 May 8 55 55 40 ? 58 Pledges & Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) Apr. 10 Apr. 17 April 24 May 1 May 8 $1869 $2673 $712 $2348 $1196

Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Mexico ~
Debbie and Keith Meyers have been appointed to serve in Central Mexico. They will partner with the Council of Rural Indigenous Evangelicals of Mexico, AR (CICEM) to provide pastoral accompaniment to the indigenous churches. This training consists of training pastors, church leaders, youth leaders and teachers for the children. They will travel to six different areas outside of Puebla to serve and empower the people. Language used in ministry: Spanish.

Mission Giving

Thank you for your Mission contributions on Mother’s day. We received $414.50 for our budgeted contributions; $210 for Church World Service Blankets (total: $225); and $17.50 for Backpack Pennies (total: $129). Please turn in your pennies for the spring donation by May 22nd. Thank you. The “Backpacks” are assembled here in our church Tuesdays at 4 pm).

Community News and Events

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Service Information

We are glad you’ve joined us!
We hope you’ll have a rich experience as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.

If you are a guest here today, in the pew in front of you, you will find a Guest Information card. We would like to get to know you better, please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.

You are invited to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience worship.

For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance

Church information

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821
Email: revsanden@aim.com

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn

Secretary: Peggy Smart
Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com